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Best Place for a Fancy Dinner: Blue Marlin

By Emily Neglia

Trying to decide where to take your family when they visit, go on a date or go with your friends for a celebratory dinner? Blue Marlin was voted the best place for a fancy dinner, and their unique blend of African, West Indian and Caribbean flavors will leave you wanting more!

Blue Marlin is a classic Southern seafood restaurant in the heart of the Vista, just a short walk or drive from campus. This low country-inspired Columbia restaurant is known for their hospitality and quality, and with extensive lunch and dinner menus, you will always find a dish of your liking.

Their entrées range from $17-$29 and starters are $6-$13, but the taste is worth every penny. Their award-winning shrimp and grits are a must and personal favorite! If you aren’t in the mood for seafood don’t worry — they have many other mouthwatering options such as their bacon wrapped filet mignon and portabella mushroom and spinach ravioli.

Blue Marlin offers more than just the classic dining experience. They offer delivery through Postmates, catering services so you can bring their spectacular cuisine to the office or a party and you can reserve the Vista Room for private dining.

Between the ambience of eating outside under the lit up walkway and delicious food that will satisfy all of your cravings, Blue Marlin is a high-quality experience and a must for your next night out!